unsafe state or condition; exposure to danger or risk; insecurity.

Origin of unsafety

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + safety
Related formsun·safe·tied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unsafety

Historical Examples of unsafety

  • The women, too, talked of the rowdy character of the town "across the tracks," and the unsafety of the roads for women.

    Clark's Field

    Robert Herrick

  • Affairs were going badly on account of unsafety in Finland, and dearth and intrigues in Sweden.


    Victor Nilsson

  • But wiser men, perceiving the unsafety and vanity of these and all external things, have cast about for some higher course.

    Aids to Reflection

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • This of course was in addition to the unsafety resulting from enemy fire.

    The Story of the "9th King's" in France

    Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts